It's the end of a snarky era. After 16 years, Joy Behar is saying goodbye to ABC Daytime's The View. The televised coffee klatch is hosting a special tribute to the saucy, Italian-American liberal next Friday, Aug. 9. Watch a promo for the special after the jump! READ MORE
Things got so heated on The View when the co-hosts discussed NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg's continued attempts to ban large, sugary sodas, I had to run to the kitchen and grab a Big Gulp! While Bloomberg's BFF Barbara Walters cosigned him playing Big Brother of the Bodega, Whoopi Goldberg wasn't having it.
Sherri Shepherd, who has written about her struggles with diabetes, commended the mayor. Watch the intense, soda debate after the jump!
Today marked the end of an era of split screen screaming matches and heated, political battles for ABC Daytime's The View. After 10 years as a co-host, Elisabeth Hasselbeck made her final appearance.
On Tuesday it was announced the mother of three was heading over to Fox & Friends in September. Hasselbeck took her seat at the coffee table for the last time and remarked to the audience and viewers at home:
"The past 10 years have been nothing short of extraordinary."
Joy Behar, who is also departing the ABC talk show in November, cracked:
Fox, gee, won't you be a fish out of water there?
Watch Hasselbeck's swan song after the jump! READ MORE
Goldberg will play Viola Price, who discovers if she has another asthma attack, it will kill her. Armed with this information, Viola makes the decision to mend her estranged family. READ MORE
It was all the ladies of The View could do to keep from bursting into fits of giggles, while discussing convicted murderer Jodi Arias earlier this week. Arias deciding to plead for her life—after first stating she wanted the death penalty—by pitching the courtroom on her plans to start a book club, sell a T-shirt and learn Spanish, among other things, had Whoopi and Co. struggling to keep their composure.
The jury deciding whether Arias should receive the death penalty or life in prison for killing her ex-boyfriend Travis Alexander, resumes deliberations today, after previously being unable to reach a unanimous verdict. Watch a clip from The View after the jump!
Earlier this week, Jodi Arias was convicted of first degree murder in the death of her former boyfriend Travis Alexander. The shocking case of a love affair gone terrible wrong, has developed an almost OJ and Nicole type fascination among cable news outlets and on social media.
On Thursday's episode of The View, Whoopi Goldberg got fired up when talking about the type of punishment Arias deserves. Watch the clip after the jump!